Learning Specialist, Centre for Students With Disabilities at Douglas College

Douglas College requires a full-time Learning Specialist/Educational Psychologist for a leave replacement from April 1, 2014 to August 20, 2015. 

This position is being advertised in two consecutive postings:

1.  Posting 563 Fulltime Contract Faculty April 1, 2014 to August 20, 2014 and

2.  Posting 564 Fulltime Regular Temporary Faculty  August 21, 2014 to August 20, 2015.

To be considered for the leave replacement position, interested applicants must apply to both postings.

The Learning Specialist provides direct support services to students with disabilities who are enrolled in regular post-secondary courses.  He/she synthesizes diagnostic, educational and interview data; recommends accommodations to ensure curricular access for college students with disabilities; provides individualized educational counseling; consults with college faculty and community on the needs of college students with disabilities; liaises with funding and external agencies; instructs peer tutors and student assistants.

The successful applicant will possess a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology (or equivalent).  He/she will also have graduate-level training and experience in the administration and interpretation of individually administered psycho-educational assessments.  Clinical experience and post secondary teaching experience working with adults with disabilities is highly desirable.  Applicants will demonstrate knowledge of psychosocial and academic aspects of disability.  Professional registration/certification is an asset.

The position postings are on Douglas College career opportunities site at 

For further information, please contact Maria Iaquinta, Coordinator, Center for Students with Disabilities at 604.527.5116 or

Maria Iaquinta, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Coordinator, Centre for Students with Disabilities

Douglas College, New Westminster Campus

T 604 527 5116